Wizard World Cleveland will host a screening of the debut episode of the upcoming AMC series, The Walking Dead: World Beyond on Saturday, March 7.
The Walking Dead franchise has been a favorite of Wizard World fans since the original show first aired on AMC on Halloween 2010. Now, almost 10 years later, Wizard World Cleveland attendees will have the opportunity to be among the first to see the premiere episode of the newest series in the ‘“TWD” Universe, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, during a special, advanced screening on Saturday, March 7 at 6:15 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland.
Attendance is part of the regular admission at Wizard World Cleveland, which will be held March 6-8. Fans with three-day or Saturday tickets may attend, on a first-arrive, first-seated basis.
The Walking Dead: World Beyond features two young female protagonists (Aliyah Royale as “Iris” and Alexa Mansour as “Hope”) and focuses on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as we know it. Some will become heroes. Some will become villains. In the end, all of them will be changed forever. Grown-up and cemented in their identities, both good and bad. In addition to Royale and Mansour, the series stars Nicolas Cantu, Hal Cumpston, Nico Tortorella, Annet Mahendru and Julia Ormond. It was co-created by Scott M. Gimple and The Walking Dead veteran writer and producer Matt Negrete, who is the showrunner of the new series. Produced and distributed by AMC Studios, the series will premiere on Sunday, April 12 at 10 p.m. ET on AMC.
Chandler Riggs, who portrayed “Carl Grimes” in the original The Walking Dead will be among the celebrities in attendance at the sixth annual Wizard World Cleveland. Stars of the hit series Outlander (Caitriona Balfe, Richard Rankin, Colin McFarlane, Duncan Lacroix) and Teen Wolf (Tyler Hoechlin, Khylin Rhambo, Ian Bowen, Dylan Sprayberry), classic film The Princess Bride standouts (Cary Elwes, Wallace Shawn), Emily Swallow (The Mandalorian), the Supergirl tandem of Mehcad Brooks and Jesse Rath, Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk, The King of Queens), WWE Hall of Famer D-Von Dudley, voice actors Phil LaMarr (Futurama, Samurai Jack), Austin Tindle (My Hero Academia, Dragonball Z), Kyle Phillips (My Hero Academia, The Silver Guardian) and Aaron Roberts (My Hero Academia, Dragon Ball Super) and video game Overwatch voice actors (Anjali Bhimani, Benz Antoine, Carolina Ravassa, Chloe Hollings) are also scheduled to appear.
Any attendee with a Saturday or 3-day admission to Wizard World Cleveland may attend.
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